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Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature


Published 1791
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Issued in four volumes: t. [1] (text and plates 1-189), Paris, Panckouke, 1791; t. [2] (plates 190-286), Paris, H. Agasse, 1797; t. [3] (plates 287-390), Paris, H. Agasse, An VI [1797 or 1798]; t. [4] (plates 391-488), Paris, Mme. veuve Agasse, 1816

Text by Bruguière (prelims. and p. 1-83) and by Bory de St.-Vincent (p. 85-180), in parallel columns of French and Latin

The publication of t. [3] and t. [4] was supervised by Lamarck

Bruguière's contribution (p. [1]-83) is an extract, with added translation, from O.F. Müller's Animalcula infusoria, fluviatila, et maritima, published in 1786 at Copenhagen

The text volume (t. [1]) has "septième livraison" on t.p. However, the second part of the text (p. 85-180) has the running footer "10e liv. des pl. d'Hist. nat. helminthologie, ou traite des vers."

Title varies: t. [2], Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. 19. ptie., Vers testacées, à coquilles bivalves; t. [3]: Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. 21. ptie., Mollusques testacés; t. [4]: Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. 23. ptie., Mollusques et polypes divers

Additional plates include: 107A, 107B, 107C, 431 bis, and 431 bis*. Plate 203 is misnumbered as 204

Many of the plates are signed "Benard direxit"

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SCNHRB has 2 copies

SCNHRB c. 1 is bound in 3 volumes (v. 1: text and plates 1-92; v. 2: plates 93-286; v. 3: plates 287-488)

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates: William Healey Dall; John Brooks Henderson

SCNHRB c. 1 has pencilled annotations on many of the plates

SCNHRB c. 2 is incomplete and bound in 2 volumes (v. 1: [4], viij, 180 p. (text); v. 2: plates 1-189 only)

SCNHRB c. 2 has stamp: S. Stillman Berry ... Redlands, California; dated in ms. ink: 9.XII.1949

SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Bequest of S. Stillman Berry. Gift of Clyde Roper

SCNHRB c. 2 has a few pencilled annotations

SCNHRB c. 2 is bound in old green quarter-leather with mottled paper boards; raised bands; gilt-lettered spine; and marbled endpapers


Volume v.2(1791)
Publisher Paris : Panckoucke
Pages 480
Possible copyright status Not in copyright. The BHL knows of no copyright restrictions on this item.
Language French; Latin
Call number 39088006358758
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. No page numbers.

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